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Re: [TowerTalk] Ground Rods

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Ground Rods
Date: Tue, 4 May 2004 11:32:42 EDT
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In a message dated 5/4/04 3:07:53 PM Greenwich Standard Time, writes:
Does it really matter to a multi-million volt lightning strike whether
the ground is 300 ohms or five?  The difference would seem to be
Just a guess here........Could it be that the low resistance required is to 
allow the tower to bleed off the charge easily and thereby reducing the chance 
of a direct hit?  Is there anybody out there who is more of a tech than I am, 
who would know for sure?

Bill K4XS 

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